Person:Susanna Spencer (2)

Susanna Spencer
d.Bef 8 Jul 1614
m. 1542
  1. Susanna Spencer - Bef 1614
  • HJohn TempleAbt 1542 - 1603
  • WSusanna Spencer - Bef 1614
m. 24 Nov 1561
  1. Sir Thomas Temple, 1st Baronet1566 - Bef 1636/37
  2. Peter Temple
Facts and Events
Name Susanna Spencer
Married Name[2] Susan Temple
Gender Female
Marriage 24 Nov 1561 Everdon, Northamptonshire, EnglandJohn Temple and Susan Spencer, daughter of Thomas Spencer of Everdon, were married.
to John Temple
Will[2] 16 Dec 1612 Stowe, Buckinghamshire, EnglandSusan Temple, widow of John Temple, made her last will and testament in the presence of John Marshe Clarke, Anne Parker, William Barrett, John Whithead, Robert Kirkman, and John Hopkins. She made bequeaths to her sons Thomas, John, Alexander, William, and Peter, her daughters, the spouses of her children, her grandson Peter, and a number of other relatives and unrelated persons. Her son-in-law Paul Risley was appointed as sole executor.
Death? Bef 8 Jul 1614
Burial[2][3] All Saints Churchyard, Burton Dassett, Warwickshire, England
Probate[2] 8 Jul 1614 London, England
  1.   Susanna Spencer, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 “Will of Susan Temple, Widow of Stowe, Buckinghamshire”, in Church of England. Province of Canterbury. Prerogative Court. Prerogative Court of Canterbury and related probate jurisdictions: Will registers. (Kew, England: The National Archives)
    PROB 11/124/89, [digital images,].

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    Initial date 3 May 1611, but signed 16 Dec. 1612. Susan Temple (her mark) of Stowe, co. Bucks, widow and late wife of John Temple Esquire, deceased, desired her body “to be buryed, as neare as it may be, unto the place, where my late husband John Temple was buried, in the parrish Church of Burton Dasset, in the County of Warwick.” She bequeathed her tenement and lands to son Sir Thomas Temple, knight, and mentioned “payinge five shillings yearly to the keepinge and repayvinge of my Father's Tombe in Everton, in the County of Northampton”. She bequeathed to her grandchild Sir Peter Temple, knight (“my belt Chaine of gold, to be bestowed on his wife, at his mariage”); daughter Temple wife of Sir Thomas Temple, knight; daughter Clarke; son John Temple and his wife; son Sir Alexander Temple; son William Temple and his wife; son Peter Temple; daughter Sanders and son-in-law Edward Sanders; daughter Risley and son-in-law Paule Risley; daughter Parker and son-in-law Sir Nicholas Parker, knight; daughter Denton and [son-in-law] Sir Thomas Denton, knight; daughter Fermer; daughter Fines, son-in-law Rt. Hon. William Lorde Say and Seale, and the Lord's eldest son James Fines; sister Peacock; cousins John, William and Thomas Wallop, Thomas Thornton, and Anne Poltney; and a number of other people. She also mentions her granddaughters Hester, Millicent, Elizabeth, and Katherine Sanders. Sole exor. son-in-law Paule Risley. Wits. John Marshe Clarke, Anne Parker, William Barrett, John Whithead (his mark), Robert Kirkman, and John Hopkins. Probate 8 July 1614.

  3. From the monument in All Saints Church at Burton Dassett. See the description and references on the Family page.